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B1 Free Archiver: a simple solution


Switching to Linux requires users to abandon their usual set of favourite programs and to employ what is available. In terms of archive utilities the first and most obvious choice is the GNOME desktop environment File Roller. But does a Linux neophyte ready to get into all that stuff at once? Let’s f…

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Backup (System Restore Point) your Ubuntu/Linux Mint with SystemBack

Noobslab: Systemback makes it easy to create backups of system and users configuration files.

Simplify Command-Line Package Management with APT instead of apt-get

HowToGeek: For over a decade, practically all tutorials and guides for installing and removing packages on a Debian/Ubuntu based system have been suggesting apt-get to users.

How To Work with Docker Data Volumes on Ubuntu 14.04

Working with Docker requires understanding quite a few Docker-specific concepts, and most of the documentation focuses on explaining how to use Docker's toolset without much explanation of why you'd want to use any of those tools.

How to Fix a Windows Infection Using Linux

PC World: Malware is a frequent occurrence in the Windows world, in particular, and it can be devastating.

GIMP 2.9.2 Released

GIMP 2.9.2 is another major milestone towards making GIMP a state-of-the art image editing application for graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, and scientists.

How to start Android app development for complete beginners in 5 steps

AndroidAuthority: Learning to code is difficult enough on its own but with Android development it can be more complicated

C.H.I.P. vs Pi Zero: Which Sub-$10 Computer Is Better?

Make: Now that there are two capable, sub-$10 computers for Makers — the $5 Pi Zero and the $9 C.H.I.P. — the debate will rage online over which board is faster, cheaper, and the right one to use in a project.

Ubuntu Running Slow? 5 Tips to Speed Up Your Linux PC

MakeUseOf: Of course, the first thing we can do is limit which applications start when you boot your computer.

Seamless Docker Multihost Overlay Networking on DigitalOcean With Machine, Swarm, and Compose ft. RethinkDB

There have been a lot of good articles popping up lately on the new Docker networking features and how to use them with existing Docker tools. Latest Articles

Craft the amusement park of your dreams with Parkitect, now on Linux

Tags:Unity3D,Simulation,Sandbox,Early AccessI've been keeping an eye on Parkitect for quite some time, reading up on the development now and then as…

The Dark Mod became more graphically impressive in their last update

Tags:Open Source,Free Game,DRM Free We missed covered the last update to The Dark Mod back in February, and I'm glad someone emailed it in as its…

SkyScrappers is an amusing 2D 1-4 player competitive fighting game now on SteamOS & Linux

Tags:Steam,Platformer,Initial Thoughts,Indie Game,ActionSkyScrappers is deceptively simple looking, but I've been playing it a bit with the brand new…

A very special livestream tonight, keyboard and mouse vs Steam Controller

Tags:VideoWe interrupt your regularly scheduled broadcasting with an important announcement. Tonight at around 7:30 PM UTC myself and Samsai will…

Rocket League should be on Linux before the end of December

Tags:Steam,Sports,Coming Soon,Action A forum post from one of the Rocket League team has stated that the game will be on Linux before the end of…

The Escapists and all of the DLC now DRM free on GOG for Linux

Tags:Stealth,GOG,DRM Free,Adventure,Action GOG have now put up the Linux versions of the original The Escapists along with all the DLC, so you can…

Some thoughts on Xenonauts the XCOM inspired strategy game, now it’s native on Linux

Tags:Strategy,Steam,Initial Thoughts,Humble Store,GOG I love XCOM, you should all know this by now. It’s one of the best strategy games…

The Zotac Steam Machine ZBOX NEN SN970 impressed OC3D in their review

Tags:Steam,Review,Hardware,Editorial Some good news about the whole Steam Machine parade, OC3D did a pretty long review of the ZBOX NEN SN970 and…

Western style top-down shooter '12 is Better Than 6' released on Steam for Linux

Tags:Steam,Initial Thoughts,Adventure,Action12 is Better Than 6 was funded on Kickstarter last month and is already available as a full release on…

Wine 1.8-rc2 released, brings more stability

Tags:Open Source,WineThe Wine developers are continuing towards a stable 1.8 released, and they have released Wine 1.8-rc2. They have fixed a total…

You there, come watch the Friday Livestream at 6 PM UTC!

Tags:Site InfoAfter a long week of exams (school stuff, not medical) I'm glad I can finally sit down and relax a bit while playing video games.…

GOG have put up some serious classics for Linux, such as Cannon Fodder

Tags:Retro,GOG,DRM Free I do love GOG for their classic games, and what a delivery they have for us today, wow! Cannon Fooder 1 & 2, Leisure Suit…

Our Games Republic store has a sale on, and we have an extra discount for you

Tags:Game Sale For those who don't know already, we have our own store on Games Republic (we get a small cut!). Since it's 'Black Friday' we also…

A 2015 Thanksgiving Retrospection About The Open Source Project 'xoreos'

Tags:Open Source,Game Engine,Editorialxoreos is a FLOSS project aiming to reimplement BioWare's Aurora engine (and derivatives), covering their games…

0 A.D. Alpha 19 “Syllepsis” Released

Tags:Strategy,Open SourceA new alpha release of the open source RTS 0 A.D. has just been released. The new release has various technical improvements…